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Office of Emergency Management, Public Safety


Emergencies can happen at any time. Whether they are natural or man-made emergencies, residents should always be prepared. This page will provide you with information and links regarding emergency preparedness.

During the first hours and days following a disaster, essential services may not be available. Residents must be able to act on their own. Preparedness is everyone's job. Everyone should plan ahead for disaster including: service providers, businesses, civic and volunteer groups, industry and neighborhood associations, as well as individual citizens.

Spring Run-off 2014 city website information

Where else to get information about 2014 flood run-off

Information from September 2013 Longmont flood




NO SWIMMING, TUBING, BOATING ON THE ST VRAIN AND LEFT HAND CREEKS - The Longmont City Manager has issued an emergency order that there be no swimming, tubing, boating, or other form of watercraft or other activity on the the St. Vrain and Left Hand Creeks within the City of Longmont, until further notice. The river channels remain obstructed by debris consisting of large rocks, concrete slabs, fallen trees, construction materials, and other such debris that has now created a higher level of risk to users of these two creeks and to the community. Given the risks created and increased by the flood, and exacerbated by these channel obstructions and the anticipated higher than normal spring runoff along the St. Vrain and Lefthand Creeks, this order extends throughout the Longmont city limits and applies until cancelled or revoked. For the St Vrain this means from Golden Ponds to 119th. For Lefthand this means from Hover to where it merges with the St Vrain.


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For more information about emergency preparedness in Longmont, please call the City of Longmont, Office of Emergency Management at (303) 651-8438 or contact us by email.